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IBM's Ginni Rometty shared her thoughts on the importance of blockchain initiatives, like Hyperledger, at the SWIFT Sibos conference in Geneva this week.

This Week in Open Source News: Hyperledger Plays Key Role in IBM Revenue, Open Source Industry Standards Debate, & More

This week in open source and Linux news, IBM's CEO explains the importance of blockchain at SWIFT's Sibos conference, and more! Get up to speed with this handy, weekly digest:  1) IBM CEO says blockchain initiatives, like The Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project, play a "key role" in the company'...
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OPNFV Begins Its Colorado Trail

OPNFV today issued its third software release, ending the agonizing six-month period in which folks had to pronounce and spell Brahmaputra. (See OPNFV Issues Third Software Release.) This latest release continues the river theme but is sensibly named Colorado: It has other advantages as well,...
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The OPNFV project is among a handful of open source organizations to recently earn a CII Best Practices Badge for security compliance.

How OPNFV Earned Its Security Stripes and Received a CII Best Practices Badge

Security is always a hot-button issue, and one the folks at the OPNFV project take seriously. In fact, the project -- an integrated open platform for facilitating NFV deployments -- is among a handful of open source organizations to recently earn a CII Best Practices Badge for security compliance...
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Linux Foundation Conquers the World, or at Least Becomes Quite Influential in SDN & NFV

Open source projects are new to networking, but they’ve been cropping up all over the place in the last couple of years. And many of them are gravitating toward the Linux Foundation. Some of them were originally independent groups. The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) for example, was founded...
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The OPNFV project turns two this fall. Here, OPNFV Director Heather Kirksey offers a preview of her upcoming LinuxCon presentation discussing the current state of the project: “Learning to Swim Upstream: OPNFV’s Approach to Upstream Integration.”

OPNFV’s Path to Network Transformation

The OPNFV project will turn two this October and, says OPNFV Director Heather Kirksey, like any two-year-old, it’s eagerly figuring out the world and how to interact with it -- “sometimes through the occasional skinned knee but also with the excitement of learning and accomplishing new things.”...
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OPNFV Survey Shows Nearly All Telecom Operators on Board with NFV

The Linux Foundation’s OPNFV Project claims 94% of telecom operators have NFV plans, although security, MANO and OSS/BSS remain top concerns A recent survey released by the Linux Foundation’s Open Platform for NFV Project, found an increasingly small percentage of telecom operators have not yet...
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Sony to pay millions in ongoing legal dispute over dropping Linux support on PS3.

This Week in Open Source News: Sony Settles PS3 Debacle, New Hyperledger Members, & More

1) After six years, Sony has agreed to pay for its 2010 firmware update, which removed support for the Linux operating system in the PlayStation 3. Sony Agrees to Pay Millions to Gamers to Settle PS3 Linux Debacle- Ars Technica 2) Belink, BitSE, INVeSHARE, MonetaGo, Moscow Exchange, Norbloc, &...
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OPNFV Project Scales Up Network Functions Virtualisation Ecosystem

The OPNFV Project,  the Linux Foundation’s open source network functions virtualistion (NFV) platform development organisation, has announced an expansion of its R&D capabilities and an internship programme to help further develop the worldwide NFV ecosystem. The organisation, which is...
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It's a mistake to take the old "hacker-in-a-hoodie" stereotype and think it applies to the cyber crime and nation-state attacks we're facing today. Why don't we see pictures of hackers wearing a suit and tie? Or a uniform?

Real Hackers Don't Wear Hoodies (Cybercrime is Big Business)

Most people probably have an idea about what a hacker looks like. The image of someone sitting alone at a computer, with their face obscured by a hoodie, staring intently at lines of code in which their particular brand of crime or mischief is rooted, has become widely associated with hackers. You...
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Prodip Sen, CTO, NFV at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise says open source was the best way to accomplish faster market adoption of NFV.

Telecom Companies Collaborate Through OPNFV to Address Unique Business Challenges

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is an emerging alternative to using dedicated hardware appliances, particularly for service providers, where quick, flexible responses to traffic pattern shifts and user demand changes are essential. It implements network tasks like access security, load...
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